Monday, June 15, 2009

going to chi town...




Mark and I were both off today...and the Shedd Aquarium had free admission so we hoped in the car and head to Chicago. As we approaching the Lake Shore Drive all the traffic was being forced off in the opposite direction of the way we wanted to go. There were police, both State and Chicago in massive numbers... like something horrible had happened ... we saw a Military helicopter over head. Later as we finally got on the Drive toward the museums we saw the Presidential motorcade and realized the President had been in Chicago. Guess our country must go to great lengths to protect him.

We got to the Shedd and realized everybody in Northern Illinois wanted to take advantage of the free day...super crowded. So we went to the Field Museum next door, we had a great time there and later after the Aquarium cleared we spent time there too.

Afterward we took a walk along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Went home late enough to miss the rush hour traffic. Nice mini vacation...




3 comments:

Lisa said...

tell Mark i said "PEACE, Bro". Love his pic. You look 24....you are gorgeous...back in 1999 we all went to Chicago for the only time in our lives and went to the Shedd! Awesome day we still remember. There was a huge shark tank that mesmerized Chad. Glad you two went and had a good time together. XO

Martha said...

What a fun time! Peace out :-)

Linda :) said...

What a great day!!! :)